Georgia Food Bank Day at the Capitol 2018

Georgia Food Bank Day at the Capitol 2018

The Atlanta Community Food Bank, Georgia Food Bank Association and other partners highlighted the Georgia Work Credit at the Gold Dome for the Georgia Food Bank Day at the Capitol on March 15. Advocates spent the day educating state lawmakers on hunger and how Georgia food banks are helping address food insecurity across the state. […]

Highlights from Georgia Work Credit Lobby Day

Highlights from Georgia Work Credit Lobby Day

More than 40 advocates descended on the Gold Dome on March 1 to discuss and promote the Georgia Work Credit, a bottom-up tax cut for more than a million working families across the state. Advocates gathered to review evidence on the benefits of the Georgia Work Credit and lift up stories about the impact of […]

Enacting Refundable State EITC Is Important for Women

Enacting Refundable State EITC Is Important for Women

By Sheronn Harris, Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Fellow Enacting a Refundable State EITC Important for Women, Georgia Families and Communities Since the summer of 2016, the Fellows of the YWCA Georgia Women’s Policy Institute have been actively advocating for tax reform in support of the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for […]

Report: A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

Report: A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

Building a better Georgia, with a strong economy and vibrant communities, requires a more resilient middle class and more opportunities for working families to climb the economic ladder. One of the best tools to help ensure that all Georgians share in that prosperity is a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or Georgia Work Credit. […]

Biennial Booth Raises Georgia Work Credit Profile

Biennial Booth Raises Georgia Work Credit Profile

A group of passionate Georgia Work Credit ambassadors from the Georgia Women’s Policy Institute, Atlanta Community Food Bank and Georgia Budget and Policy Institute traveled to Athens, Ga. for the 30th Biennial Institute earlier this month. The team educated dozens of lawmakers, advocates and other stakeholders about the Georgia Work Credit. Want to get more […]

Analysis: Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Analysis: Georgia Work Credit an Ambitious Yet Affordable Investment

Georgia is missing out on a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, boosts small businesses and strengthens local economies. Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia give a critical boost to families that work but struggle to make ends meet through a Georgia Work Credit (also called a s­­­­tate Earned Income Tax Credit). Enacting a […]